Developing Nanoscience

appling a nano medical device to a patient

Developing Nanoscience

Developing Nanoscience

Less Invasive Procedures

From microneedle patches to point-of-care diagnoses to image-guided diagnostics and surgery, nanotechnology research at Georgia Tech is beginning to deliver on its promise to target illnesses more directly and effectively, with less disruption to surrounding tissues and bodily systems.

close up of nano particles which look like human cells
Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Research scientists at Georgia Tech have shown that gold nanoparticles can prevent cancer cells from multiplying and kill them where they lurk.

scientist viewing food samples
Enhanced Food Safety

Biosensors developed by GTRI can discover e.coli and salmonella in food, as well as other dangerous pathogens at the factory level, eliminating the need for costly laboratory tests.

scienctist doing research on flu
Detecting Avian Flu on the Fly

Current detection methods take days to produce results, but a new biosensor developed at GTRI can detect avian flu in just minutes, economically and without the need for labels or reagents.